Konzerthaus Dortmund announces partnership with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Yannick becomes Artist-in-Residence at Konzerthaus Dortmund

Following a sold-out concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Konzerthaus Dortmund last night, Artistic Director of the Konzerthaus Benedikt Stampa announced to the audience that Yannick is to become Artist-in-Residence from the 2013/14 season.

RWE, longtime main sponsor of the Konzerthaus, is going to support the exclusive residence titled ‘The YANNICK Experience’.

Yannick’s first appearance as Artist-in-Residence comes in September 2013, when he leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, of which he is Music Director, in an orchestral programme as well as a concert performance of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman.  Subsequent projects include a Mendelssohn Zeitinsel festival with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in 2014/15, followed by a Bruckner cycle with the Vienna Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015/16.

For more information about ‘The Yannick Experience’, please click here for the relevant page and press release on the Konzerthaus Dortmund’s website.

Congratulations, Yannick!

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